Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian motor merchant

Buchanan under her former name Lexa Mærsk. Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Panamanian motor merchant Buchanan.

Aboard Buchanan when hit on 12 Nov 1942

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
Aage Tang, Svend, Merchant MarineChief MateBuchanan
Abels, Jenkabs, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanBuchanan
Andersson, Frej Morgan, Merchant Marine28Junior EngineerBuchanan
Bourgh, Harold de, Merchant MarineSeamanBuchanan
Brubaker, Ross W., USNLieutenant (junior grade)Buchanan
Covey, Harold C., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Daniels, Benjamin, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Daniels, Benjamin Charles, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Fanslow, Chester H., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Frank, Harold E., USNSeaman First ClassBuchanan
Gabbard, Elisha, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
Garrett, Wayne O., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Gault, Carl, USNArmed GuardBuchanan
George, Charles, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
George, Charles, USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Green, Robert W., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Hansen, Hans Peter, Merchant Marine56Able SeamanBuchanan
Hermanandez, Rufino, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
Holik, Horace, US ArmyPassenger (SSgt)Buchanan
Howe, Harold, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
Irvine, Robert, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Iversen, Henry, Merchant MarineJunior EngineerBuchanan
Jensen, Arthur, Merchant MarineMasterBuchanan
Jensen, Lauritus, Merchant MarineOilerBuchanan
Johnsen, Conrad, Merchant MarineAble SeamanBuchanan
Johnson, Hollis H., USNSeaman Second ClassBuchanan
Knud, Ebstub, Merchant MarineAble SeamanBuchanan
Knut, Horsberg, Merchant MarineOrdinary SeamanBuchanan
Larsen, J.H., Merchant MarineThird OfficerBuchanan
Meyer, George, US ArmyPassenger (SSgt)Buchanan
Nielson, Frants, Merchant MarineEngineerBuchanan
Nieves, Benjamin, Merchant Marine20SeamanBuchanan
Ogier, Frederick, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Patterson, James, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Pedersen, Arne, Merchant MarineCarpenterBuchanan
Pedersen, George Sylveste, Merchant MarineAble SeamanBuchanan
Pedersen, Knud Harald, Merchant Marine26Able SeamanBuchanan
Pedersen, Sofus J.S., Merchant Marine37SeamanBuchanan
Petty, Sid, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Pruul, August, Merchant MarineFourth EngineerBuchanan
Randa-Boldt, Ulv, Merchant Marine22CookBuchanan
Rodriguez, Claudio, Merchant MarineUtilitymanBuchanan
Schmidtsdorff, Erhardt, Merchant Marine29Able SeamanBuchanan
Sepols, Alfred, Merchant MarineChief CookBuchanan
Steinhorster, Karl, Merchant MarineJunior EngineerBuchanan
Stower, Torloif, Merchant MarineOilerBuchanan
Strangulus, Martin, Merchant MarineCookBuchanan
Train, Martin, US ArmyPassenger (Sgt)Buchanan
Trinkl, Stephen, USNGunner's Mate Third ClassBuchanan
Trinkle, Stephen, USNGunner's Mate Third ClassBuchanan
Visconti, Albert J., Merchant Marine20Engineer CadetBuchanan
Vitolins, A., Merchant MarineGalleymanBuchanan
Wilkes, Rufus C., USNSeaman Second ClassBaja California, Buchanan
Yuska, Elmer, Merchant Marine20Deck CadetBuchanan

54 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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